Conflux No. 2 | Deschutes Brewery

BA SCORE
88
very good
258 Ratings
THE BROS
77
okay
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Conflux No. 2Conflux No. 2
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Deschutes Brewery
Oregon, United States
deschutesbrewery.com

Style: Belgian IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.30%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
Brewed in Collaboration with Boulevard Brewing Co.; released July 2011.

Made with orange peel, coriander, lemongrass and sage.

See: http://beeradvocate.com/beer/profile/423/68746 for the same recipe (with minor variances) brewed and bottled at Boulevard.

IBU: 49
ABV: 7.3%

Added by msubulldog25 on 07-26-2011

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ratings:
258
Reviews:
144
Avg:
3.98
pDev:
10.55%
 
 
Wants:
22
Gots:
18
For Trade:
0
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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Deschutes, my favorite Oregon brewery, and Boulevard? Collaborating? Lucky enough for me, I went to Portland the week this came out and had this version - on tap - then went back home to the KC area and had the Boulevard bottle. Superb!

It's not really an IPA. It's really more of a witbier with more hops. Not much else I can say, it's a lot like the old Two Joker's witbier Boulevard had, with all those delicious hops like Deschutes uses in their super hoppy beers.

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So this is labeled, per the brewery, as a white ipa. I can see that. Has all the Belgian characteristics to it, and very evenly so, if I may say. Spice tones from hops come in and edge things off. I like this brew. It's unique and interesting and very well done. The mesh of characteristics comes together nicely and it works. I'd love to try the Boulevard version.

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A - Slightly hazy golden-yellow with a finger of frothy white head. The head fades down at a normal pace leaving behind some nice lacing.

S - Aroma is a mix of lemon, orange, and citrus hops, Belgian yeast, coriander, other spices, with some sweet bready malts.

T - Starts off with a mix of citrus hops with some lemon and orange peel, coriander, Belgian yeast, other fruity esters, and some pepper. Through the middle, some sweet bready malts come through with a touch of bitterness and floral hop with some more coriander, clove, and other yeast spices. The finish is a mix of sweet bready malts with some spices, lemon, Belgian yeast, and some citrus hops.

M - Medium bodied with moderate carbonation. Feels smooth with a dry and spicy finish.

D - Very drinkable. Nice Belgian IPA. Good mix of IPA flavor and Belgian yeast character.

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Conflux No. 2 from Deschutes Brewery
3.98 out of 5 based on 258 ratings.
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